ACTAF 12th Edition Meetings on Agroecology, Organic and Sustainable Agriculture

The Cuban Association of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians (ACTAF) calls the twelfth edition of the meetings on Agroecology, Organic and Sustainable Agriculture, where people and institutions linked to the agricultural sector will find a space for reflection, exchange and participative construction of proposals for the development of economically viable, environmentally friendly and socially fair agriculture, in pursuit of local food sovereignty. 
 
 
Considering the relevance that Agroecology has had in the presentations and technical debates of these Meetings, from this edition on it will be organized as the 12th Meeting on Agroecology, Organic and Sustainable Agriculture. The meeting on this occasion will take place in the context of the implementation of Cuba's strategies "Confronting Climate Change" (“Life Task”) and the Agriculture Development Strategy to 2030, with a special emphasis on strengthening national food security in a self-managed and environmentally friendly way, efforts in which technicians and professionals of the Cuban agricultural sector play a special role.
 
 
 
PRE-EVENT COURSE 
 
International Workshop "Agroecology, the road to a prosperous and sustainable agriculture"
Date: 29-30 May, 2018
Havana  
 
 
PRE EVENT TOUR  
 
"Agro-ecological Cuba, at the reach of your hands"
Date: 1-4 June 2018
Havana, Mayabeque and Artemisa
 
 
MAIN EVENT 
 
The meeting will be organized in thematic symposiums related to the main challenges identified in the 11th Meeting held in 2016, and the manner in which the country assumes climate change and the implementation of new strategies for the strengthening of food sovereignty.

 

Date: 4-7 June, 2018

 

Convention Center of the Cuban Small Peasant Association (ANAP) located at Güira de Melena, one of the most relevant agricultural municipalities of Cuba. Province Artemisa, 50km away from Havana. 

 
 
 
More information can be found here.

Event Properties

Event Date 5/29/2018
Event End Date 6/7/2018
Individual Price $350.00
$350.00
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